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lyrebird

noun [C] uk   /ˈlaɪə.bɜːd/ us    /ˈlaɪr.bɝːd/
an Australian bird with long legs. The male has a tail that it can spread out into the shape of a lyre.Other wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey
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